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Hasitha Boyagoda to be awarded Ryde Gold Medal

Sri Lanka Under-19 opener Hasitha Boyagoda, who made the highest score in Under 19 ODIs while batting in the match against Kenya in the Under 19 World Cup in New Zealand will be awarded the highest award at Trinity College the Ryde Gold Medal which is awarded each year to the "best all-round boy”.

The Ryde Gold medal is the highest honour that the school can bestow. It is awarded on the result of a secret ballot conducted among the senior boys and the staff whose votes, together with that of the Principal, each count as one. Boyagoda has been named for this award and will receive it at the annual prize giving on Monday.

The Ryde Gold Medal was first presented in 1908 to John Andrew, but he was not the first boy in the history of the school to be adjudged the best all-rounder. Past winners of the Best All-Round Boy of Trinity College (pre Ryde Gold Medal) 1894 E.C. de Alwis, 1901 T.B.Ellepola, 1902 C.B. Aluvihare, 1904 R.S. Tennekoon, 1905 P.C. Dedigama, 1906 M.B.Ekanayake, 1907 P.B. Dissanayake. Past winners of the Ryde Gold Medal 1908 J. Andrew, 1909 C.E Simithraaratchy, 1910 J. Masilamani, 1911 V.C. Perera & G.E.J. Hulugalle, 1912 S.J.C.Schokman, 1913 R.R. Breckenridge, 1914 J.L.C.Rodrigo, 1915 R.Aluwihare, 1916 R.C.Edwards, 1917 A.H.R. Joseph, 1918 J.A.de Silva, 1919 N.F.L. Moonemale, 1920 S.B. Yatawara, 1921 A.P. Maralande, 1922 H.R.V. Johnson, 1923 L.C. de Mel, 1924 R. Gibson, 1925 H. Delvita, 1926 M.B. Dedigama, 1927 P. Ramanathan, 1928 K.B. Sangakkara, 1929 S.A Odayar, 1930 J. Duncan, 1931 A. Panabokke, 1932 M.C. Fernando, 1933 H.G. Geddes, 1934 O.L.Z. Abdeen, 1935 R. Breckenridge, 1936 O.L. Izadeen, 1937 T.B. Marambe, 1938 Not awarded, 1939 M.K. Kannangara, 1940 H.B. Abeyaratne, 1941 S.B. Dissanayake, 1942 G.B. Paranagama, 1943 T.B. Werapitiya, 1944 A.P.Fernando, 1945 J.C. Cooke, 1946 M. Wanduragala, 1947 D.N. Ratnavale, 1948 L.V. Wadsworth, 1949 L. Kadirgamar, 1950 N.S. Madugalle, 1951 M.R. Abeyaratne, 1952 M.S. Panditharatne, 1953 Not awarded, 1954 R.M. Aluwihare, 1955 A.S. Pilimatalawe, 1956 J.C.B. Dhanapala, 1957 S.L. Ekanayake, 1958 A.N. Maralande, 1959 R.S. Peiris, 1960 Jayantissa S. Ratwatte, 1961 E.T. Abeyewardene, 1962 M.V.M. Muhsin, 1963 J.T. Labrooy, 1964 M.T.M. Zaruk, 1965 R.T. Siriwardena, 1966 T.B.Harindra Dunuwille, 1967 D.W.S. de Simon, 1968 A.L. Abeyaratne, 1969 D.V. Seevaratnam, 1970 H. Herat, 1971 U.R. Sangakkara, 1972 Athula E. Unantenne, 1973 M. Rajasingham, 1974 G.T.A. Samaranayake, 1975 C.Y. Ching (Jnr.), 1976 R.M.W. Jayasekera, 1977 J.K. Congreve, 1978 P.S. Dinesh, 1979 P.D. Dassanayake, 1980 Tikiri B. Ellepola, 1981 Not awarded, 1982 G.R. Dissanaike, 1983 Ashan D. Ratwatte, 1984 S.G. Ekanayake, 1985 A.U. Aturaliya, 1986 T.P.Weerasooriya, 1987 S.N. Gunaratne, 1988 F.C.S.Jayawardena, 1989 P. Herath, 1990 D.N. Aturaliya, 1991 A.I. Ranhotty, 1992 D.de Silva, 1993 A. Ranaweera, 1994 M.R. Dassanayake, 1995 H.D. Atapattu, 1996 C.K. Sangakkara, 1997 U.R. Attygalle, 1998 I.S. Gammampila, 1999 K.T.B. Halpe, 2000 Not Awarded, 2001 G.C.B. Welikumbura, 2002 M. Maddumapatabendi, 2003 M.M. Muneer, 2004 C.M. Fernando, 2005 C.S. Dumbarage, 2006 B.M.E.D. Basnayake, 2007 B.C. Waidyatilake, 2008 A.D. Bulanawewa, 2009 M.V. Wijesinghe, 2010 D.C. Bandara, 2011 A. Jayasundara, 2012 S. Somasiri, 2013 D. Wickramanayake, 2014 T.A. Ratwatte, 2015 R. Weerakoon, 2016 L.M.D.Y.T.B.T. Pitawala.


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